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Manager, Deli

At SpartanNash, we deliver the ingredients for a better life through customer-focused innovation. We do this for our supply chain customers and U.S. military commissaries, retail store guests and, most importantly, our Associates. In fact, we see a day when each will say, “I can’t live without them.”

Our SpartanNash family of Associates is 17,000 strong, ranging from bakery managers to order selectors; from IT developers to vice presidents of finance; from HR Business Partners to export specialists. Each of them plays an integral role in SpartanNash’s People First culture, Operational Excellence and Insights that Drive Solutions. Ready to contribute to the success of our food solutions company? Apply now!


1900 Harlan - Falls City, Nebraska 68355

Job Description:

Position Summary
To efficiently direct and supervise the activities of all Deli associates to achieve the sale and profit goals established for
the departments: to ensure that the work shifts of all department associates contribute to the financial best interest of the store.
Complete all other duties as assigned in a timely manner.
Minimum Requirements
School Education:
HS Graduate or Equivalent (GED)
Job Experience:
One (1) year
Responsibilities and Essential Duties
Provide leadership to a team that completes all deli product preparation and stocking, to ensure product quality protection, accuracy,
and date sensitive rotation, ensure all spoiled/damaged products are handled per established guidelines.
Responsible to order and maintain inventory in the deli department while utilizing inventory control procedures to ensure product
freshness and quality.
Review and validate received orders for amount, quality, count or weight, condition and ensure all product is stored in appropriate
Maintain familiarity with all products carried in the department.
Know the ad items, special prices, coupon deals or other features that apply to the store's sales program.
Implements and maintains work schedules, labor control and payroll expense control programs for the department.
Implements the OWN IT! (One customer to Wow Now by Interacting and providing Total satisfaction) service programs, and models
high standards of service to achieve a customer-oriented store.
Responsible for department management including staffing, training, performance management and career development of
associates, and developing and monitoring department goals. Develop and monitor department budget as required.
Make recommendations to improve current programs and processes.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed as assigned for this job. This is
not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements; additional responsibilities may be assigned as
Knowledge, Skills Abilities
Proficient Computer (email, spreadsheets, etc)
Ability to read, write, comprehend, and interpret documents
Accounting/Bookkeeping skills
Interpret/Analyze Financials
Develop/ Manage Budgets
Suggestive Selling/Knowledge of Products
Detail Oriented

Leader: Supervisor and Manager – Leader: Supervisor and Manager
• Developing Self and Others - Works with others to help them achieve their career or professional development plans.
provides positive and constructive feedback to others; coaches and counsels others; continues to develop oneself.
• Customer Focus - Uses customer information to improve products and services; operates with the highest levels of
integrity: encourages others to act with internal and external customers in mind.
• Problem Solving and Decision Making - Makes decisions in the context of the business; takes a broad view of situations.
makes decisions that take into account all viewpoints; equips and encourages others to solve problems and make decisions.
• Communication - Communicates the information people need to know to do their job in a timely manner; informs others
about the strategy and the goals of the organization; explains the rationale behind decisions when appropriate; communicates
ideas, both popular and unpopular, with courage, diplomacy, and tact; can negotiate skillfully.
• Innovation & Change Management - Drives and supports change; addresses resistance and removes obstacles as
required; provides the resources needed to make change effective. Continuously seeks to improve workflow, processes, and
• Collaboration and Teamwork - Understands the informal and formal network and how to navigate through both;
encourages collaboration across the organization; shares wins and successes with others; encourages others to address
conflict directly; knows how to motivate and recognize others.
• Business Knowledge - Understands how the business works; has a good sense of the future needs of the business;
assures associates within his/her area remain current in their functional expertise.
• Results Orientation - Sets priorities for both self and others; understands how to organize tasks and activities in an
efficient and effective manner; delegates work appropriately; uses the resources he/she has in the most effective manner;
drives self and others to excel; holds self and others accountable.

As part of our People First culture, SpartanNash is proud to offer a robust and competitive Total Rewards benefits package.

SpartanNash is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veteran, that celebrates diversity and believes employing a diverse workforce is key to our success. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals.

We are not able to sponsor work visas for this position.

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